The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 (Santa Monica schools) Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for Measure SMS is seeking qualified candidates who meet that criterion, in accordance with Section 5 – Membership of the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee for Measure SMS Bylaws.

There is one (1) vacancy for a member of the community at-large. The committee shall consist of at least seven (7) members appointed by the board upon the recommendation of the superintendent from a list of candidates that have each submitted written applications, and based on criteria established by Proposition 39, to wit:

• _One (1) member shall be the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district.

• _One (1) member shall be the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization, such as the PTA or a school site council.

• _One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.

• _One (1) member active in a senior citizens’ organization.

• _One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.

• _Two (2) members of the community at-large.

Additional members of the community at-large may be appointed at the board’s sole discretion; however, the board is only required to appoint seven members meeting the above criteria.

Qualification Standards.

(a) Committee members must be at least 18 years of age.

(b) As specifically prohibited by Education Code Section 15282, the Committee may not include any employee, official of the District or any vendor, contractor or consultant of the District.

(c) Residency within boundaries of SFID No. 1 is not required for service on the Committee. However, preference may be given to applicants who reside within SFID No. 1.

Application forms are available through the Superintendent’s Office or via the website:

Applications can be mailed to the district office (1651 16th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404) or scanned and emailed to

Submitted by Gail Pinsker Gail Pinsker

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